October 2011 – 1970 MGB V8 Conversion
Give Your MGB V8 Power’. The 3.5 litre Rover Vitesse Engine has fuel injection, RV8 style manifolds and a Janspeed stainless steel exhaust. The Rover SD1 rear axle has been modified to accept standard MGB drum brakes. Front brakes feature ‘4 Pot’ callipers and large vented discs.
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The major improvements I have made are:-
John Hoyle Front Suspension.
Frontline Costello ‘5 Link’ Rear Suspension.
15″ Alloy Wheels.
Leather Upholstery by PJM.
Just recently, Electro-Pneumatic Cruise Control by AudioVox.
Owner: Ralph Coulson
Make/model: MGB V8 Conversion
Month/year of manufacture: 1970
Colour: Flame Red
Engine size/type: 3.5 litre V8
BHP: 212 (Novatech Siverstone 2010)
Top speed: 130mph
Gearbox type: LT 77 5 Speed
Area: Taunton, Somerset
Date purchased: 5th September 2007
Pet name of car: No pet name, but she is definitely female!